Anyone who doesn’t acknowledge the pattern of treating black men as Other and Less Than and white men as having inherent value is being willfully ignorant or openly hateful and has chosen the side of the oppressor. I have no regard and no time for those who side with the oppressor.
This is brilliant, true, and a concise description of a core problem with our nation today.
It’s time to stop sympathetically profiling white supremacists. We know why men start fires. We know what these people want.
This is worth reading and sharing with anyone it might affect. This is a war for the soul and future of human civilization. We must all take sides and we must treat those who oppose us as our enemies.
Harriet Tubman is a true badass woman and enduring symbol of greatness.
The Washington Post notes that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has apparently decided not to replace the portrait of slave owner and mass murderer Andrew Jackson with that of the great Harriet Tubman on the US $20 bill. Mnuchin and the rest of this racist administration are part of a dying ideology, and great human beings like Tubman will overcome this hatred and have the last word.
Feminist jokes. Retell for laughs and thoughtful conversation.
You should smile mo—
I’m gonna stop you right there, dude.
This short piece in the MIT Technology Review is a very good read, worthwhile for anyone wondering how we’re going to solve our most pressing social and environmental issues.
I support strong government involvement (via targeted funding) in directing the economy towards solving our most serious problems, including climate change, the broader problem of transitioning to cleaner energy, improving our education system, reducing wealth inequality, and reducing violence. This article covers this topic, its potential and its historical pitfalls, well.